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Reviews by Jeff K

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Hoyo Excalibur Cigarillos

Posted , by Jeff K
89

With a small cigar, there’s really not much to say. So I’ll keep it short and sweet. Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur Cigarillos are my favorite small cigar. In between my normal rotation, or when time demands something quick, these are my go-to.  First, they’re all tobacco....no homogenized wrappers or even, God forbid, paper like some of the other stuff out there. …

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La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor

Posted , by Jeff K
90

La Aroma de Cuba has always been a brand to which I didn’t give much attention. But I’ve recently seen the light. La Aroma de Cuba is an old Cuban brand with a great back story. Supposedly, the Cuban La Aroma de Cuba brand was a favorite of Winston Churchill. In 2002, Ashton released a Honduran-made La Aroma de Cuba which initially made a big splash. Quickly earning some …

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Rocky Patel Sun Grown

Posted , by Jeff K
91

Over the last couple of years, Rocky Patel’s been a busy man. Decade, Patel Bros, 1961, Renaissance, and now, the upcoming 15th Anniversary…in addition to the innumerable private labels that are popping up all over the globe. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, it just takes a little bit of luster off of the old. And if you’ve forgotten, his older …

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Cain 'F' Series

Posted , by Jeff K
91

I must admit, when I first saw the advertisements for Cain I was completely turned off. I mean, c’mon the motorcycle….and is that the Undertaker? I don’t get it. But maybe I’m just out of touch. So I held off as long as possible….until a couple appeared on my desk. And now I’m regretting not getting into these sooner. I should have known, because I …

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Ashton Majesty

Posted , by Jeff K
91

The Ashton Classic line has been a force in the world of mild cigars ever since their release. They’re not cheap, but they deliver every time. A consistently well-made, mild Dominican handmade that has a long-time reputation for quality. Ashton was one of the first cigars I really enjoyed, but I later dismissed them for being too mild and uneventful for my tastes. I like Connecticut …

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